Up the Coast… Santa Barbara and Morro Bay

Morro Bay, California, USA

The morning after our visit to the Channel Islands, we headed for my old stompin’ grounds… Santa Barbara! I lived in this beautiful town for nearly four years in the early 1980s. While there I studied and got my degree … Continue reading

Arizona… The Only Thing Missing is an Ocean Beach!

Lost Dutchman State Park, Arizona, USA

After parting with the masses at Grand Canyon we moved on south to Lost Dutchman State Park, a place I had enjoyed once before. The campground sits at the base of Superstition Mountain, about 40 miles east of downtown Phoenix, … Continue reading

Memories of Florida

It feels good to be on the road again after four months of sitting still. I was rarely still mind you, but “The Beast” was… sitting in the shade of a big oak tree that dropped things on her constantly, (acorns, tufts … Continue reading

Friends along Florida Waterways

Sorry once again for the delay in sharing my stories with you. I’ve had the opportunity to enjoy some great experiences with many new friends here in Florida, especially on the waterways. Lots of outdoor experiences means much time spent … Continue reading

Drawn Back to the Sea

The picture of Elissa below was taken a month ago while celebrating her twentieth birthday in Asheville, North Carolina. I don’t know if I’m more astonished that my little girl is twenty, or that a whole month has already gone … Continue reading

Final Days in Florida

The first thing I have to say about Florida is… well, I was going to say it rains a lot here, but upon reflection what I really need to say is that I will be back. It did storm a … Continue reading

Between Spring Showers in Florida

I always have the best intentions of being consistent about posting on my blog, and when I’m not I can usually blame lack of good internet connection for my delays. Most of the parks I stay at offer free WiFi, … Continue reading

New Sights and New Routines

After Navarre Beach, the next planned destination was quite a ways farther down the gulf coast to visit my friend John Snow in Fort Myers. John (another old friend from the photographic industry) cast the bait when he offered a … Continue reading